San Antonio's Danielle Adams Named Rookie of the Month for June

San Antonio's Danielle Adams was named Rookie of the Month for games played in June
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NEW YORK, July 6, 2011 – The WNBA named the San Antonio Silver Stars’ Danielle Adams the Rookie of the Month for games played in June.

Adams led all rookies in scoring (15.9 ppg) and field goal percentage (.511). She was also in the top three in both rebounds (4.8 rpg) and blocks (1.1 bpg). Additionally, Adams placed in the top 15 in the league for points for the month. She scored a career-high 32 points on 11-for-19 shooting, to go with seven rebounds in a win over Atlanta on June 11. In eight games, Adams scored in double digits six times, helping the Silver Stars to a league best 7-1 record.

The 20th overall pick in the 2011 WNBA Draft presented by adidas, Adams fresh off a 2011 NCAA Women’s Basketball Championship is continuing her strong play averaging more than 16 points and 4 rebounds per game for the 7-2 Silver Stars.

Highlights of Adams’ month included:

  • June 11 vs. Atlanta: Career-high 32 points, seven rebounds in 20 minutes in an 86-74 win
  • June 21 vs. Phoenix: Career-high nine rebounds with 22 points in an 105-98 loss
  • June 26 vs. Atlanta: 19 points on 6-for-10 shooting in a 92-86 win
  • June 28 vs. Chicago: 16 points and three blocks in an 84-74 win
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